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Chia Seed Pudding Neapolitan Style

Chia Seed Pudding Neapolitan Style

Chia seeds seem to have taken the food world by storm and it is no wonder why. Chia seeds are tiny nutritional powerhouses.  They are packed with Protein, Calcium and Omega-3 fatty acids and studies are showing that they could help lower the risk of heart disease.  They’re also naturally gluten free and vegan friendly. This recipe for Chia Seed Pudding Neapolitan Style is just another wonderful idea for you to make in your kitchen, not to mention it’s very easy and quick to make and so rewarding.

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Chia seeds can be used as an egg replacement in dishes, which is just one of an endless number of ways to use chia seeds. You can try them tossed on salads, in smoothies, or added to granola bars. Really, the uses are endless and can even be an overwhelming find once you get going. Here are some 11 paleo friendly ways you can use them that will really open your eyes to the world of chia seeds.

Now meet Katie Doyle of PersonallyPaleo.com. One of Katie’s personal favorites for using chia seeds is in puddings, so she has shared this recipe below today for us all. These are one of those 5 minute type dishes that end up looking much fancier.  You toss it all together, let it set overnight and then get to indulge on your chia seed pudding for breakfast, lunch, a snack or even as a paleo dessert! With all of these great health benefits and variety of uses, what’s not to love?

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Be sure to also read about Katie’s amazing paleo transformation and how she lost a whopping 80 pounds in Part One of her in-depth interview!  And check out her delicious candied bacon recipe while you’re at it.

Chia Seed Pudding Neapolitan Style

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Chia seeds seem to have taken the food world by storm and it is no wonder why. Chia seeds are tiny nutritional powerhouses. They’re also naturally gluten free and vegan friendly. Now meet Katie Doyle of PersonallyPaleo.com. One of Katie’s personal favorites for using chia seeds is in puddings, so she has shared this recipe below today for us all. Thank you Katie!

Ingredients

  • Vanilla Layer Ingredients
  • ½ cup non-dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • ¼ teaspoon vanilla
  • OPTIONAL: 1-2 teaspoons honey or maple syrup
  • Chocolate Layer Ingredients
  • ½ cup non-dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup
  • Strawberry Layer Ingredients
  • ¼ cup + 2 tablespoons non-dairy milk
  • 2 tablespoons chia seeds
  • 6 fresh or frozen strawberries, halved
  • 1 tablespoon honey or maple syrup

Instructions

  1. In 3 separate bowls, make the individual chia seed layers.
  2. Chill for at least 6 hours, up to overnight.
  3. When ready, layer for serving in 2 separate containers.
  4. Eat immediately or store covered in refrigerator for up to 5 days.
  5. Enjoy!

From my kitchen to yours,

Tina Turbin

About Tina Turbin

I'm a cookbook-collecting, recipe-developing paleo junkie, and I live in the kitchen. I'm hooked on farmers' markets, traveling, eating healthy, and hiking until my legs scream at me. There's nothing better than hanging out with family and good friends. I have fun and sleeping is just plain boring. Read more About Tina Turbin.

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